When you join Verizon

Verizon is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our shared ambition to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

What you’ll be doing...

You will be part of the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) group, assisting with the administration of Verizon’s ERM program. In this role you will be overseeing policies, processes, people and technology to identify and mitigate financial, operational, legal, regulatory and reputational risks. As an ERM subject matter expert, you will partner with business leaders and take a key role in developing Verizon’s privacy regulation compliance program and supporting Verizon’s non-financial metric and Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) disclosures. You will be assessing business controls for operating effectiveness, developing and conducting risk assessments, documenting processes, workflows, and providing recommendations to executive leadership on how to reduce risk and strengthen Verizon’s control environment.
Your work will help us improve our process and come up with ways to make your control environment even stronger. Come help us keep our Finance team running better every day.

  • Performing assessments of active controls to evaluate if they are operating effectively to mitigate regulatory risk.
  • Documenting processes/workflows to identify gaps and provide process enhancement recommendations.
  • Assisting with the development, documentation and implementation of privacy control and non-financial metric disclosure frameworks in a manner that fulfills the mission and strategic goals of the organization while complying with regulatory guidance.
  • Tracking compliance metrics and activities and providing executive reporting and status updates to senior leaders.
  • Reviewing and validating pending non-financial metric and ESG disclosures to evaluate their completeness and accuracy.
  • Assisting with development, implementation and maintenance of privacy and data protection policies and standard operating procedures for GDPR, CCPA, Cable Act and other emerging domestic and global privacy laws.
  • Managing a Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC) tool to facilitate the testing of all active controls and remediation of identified gaps.
  • Maintaining a governance RACI model to ensure all business leaders and organizations have clearly defined privacy roles and responsibilities.
  • Using data mining results, statistical analysis and other techniques to assess the effectiveness of system controls and perform testing as needed to identify root-cause issues and formulate improvement recommendations for senior management.
  • Providing recommendations on how to address any identified gaps or risk areas of controls that are not functioning as intended.
  • Constantly evaluate ways to enhance Verizon’s control environment to address current and developing threats.
  • Managing frequent, ad hoc requests from the business for advice/assistance regarding controls and compliance.
  • Leading compliance training programs, including training of compliance personnel and/or function teams as needed to ensure compliance.
  • Preparing and delivering presentations communicating risk areas and mitigation efforts.

What we’re looking for...

You’re a great communicator, winning the trust of team members, internal customers, and external suppliers. No stranger to a fast-paced environment and tight deadlines, you can adapt to changing circumstances, juggle competing priorities, and combine a sense of urgency with due care and attention to detail. You get personal satisfaction from analyzing problems and delivering solutions to improve business processes.
You’ll need to have:

  • This hybrid role will have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days as set by the manager.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Math, or Information Systems or four or more years of work experience in Audit, Risk Management, or Operational Assurance.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in operational compliance, business controls or Finance.
  • Knowledge of statistics, reporting and analytical tools.
  • Project management experience.
  • Willingness to travel up to 25%.

Even better if you have:

  • A Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Math, or Information Systems.
  • A Professional certification (CPA, CMA, CIA, CISA, CFE).
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills with the ability to exercise sound and balanced judgment.
  • Knowledge of privacy frameworks.
  • Knowledge of risk frameworks (COSO, NIST, ISO, COBIT etc.)
  • Knowledge of CCPA, GDPR and other privacy laws.
  • Experience with data mining tools and data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau, Qlik).
  • Experience interpreting and implementing policies and processes to ensure a strong control environment.
  • Experience leveraging auditing principles and methods to evaluate policies, processes and systems to identify business risks and control gaps.
  • Knowledge of compliance standards and frameworks including Sarbanes Oxley, SOC 1 (SSAE 18), SOC 2/3 (Trust Services Principles), ISO (27001, 27017).
  • Demonstrated organizational and executive communication skills.
  • Experience using G-Suite tools to collaborate on deliverables.
  • Telecommunications industry experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons).